South Plainfield Participating in 'Toys for Tots'

November 22, 2017

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – South Plainfield Borough Hall once again will be the drop-off point for the annual Toys for Tots drive. The drop-off point will be at a box in Mayor Matthew Anesh’s office in Borough Hall. Toys can be dropped off now through Dec. 14.

“Last year, we collected over 1000 toys due to an overwhelming response from the community, said Mayor’s secretary.

Heroes Among Us - Local Veterans Celebrate Veteran’s Day

SOUTH PLAINFIELD - South Plainfield’s Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post #6763, assisted by the American Legion Chaumont Post #243, held their annual Veteran’s Day celebration on Saturday November 11th at 11am, the precise day and hour with which World War 1 officially ended in 1918.

“Veteran’s Day is a day of celebration for us who are fortunate enough to be ...

Mayor Anesh Proclaims November Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA) Month

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - During the November 6th South Plainfield Borough Council Meeting, Mayor Matthew Anesh proclaimed November 2017 to be Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA) Month.  Twenty-seven members of the South Plainfield High School DECA Chapter along with Co-Advisors Kelly Butrico and Kayla Bryant-Khanutin and President of the DECA Parent Association, Amy ...

South Plainfield Republicans Win Big, Pennisi, Wolak and Both Nab BOE Seats

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Running against the tide nationwide, statewide and countywide, South Plainfield Republican Incumbents Derryck White and Christine Faustini defeated democratic challengers Cassie Capparelli and Roberto Sayers in blowout fashion dispatching their opponents with an over 1,000 vote plurality.

Unofficially, Republicans’ White and Faustini received 3,671 and 3,573 ...

TAPinto South Plainfield's 2017 Election Guide

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - With ​just hours until New Jersey decides on its next governor, TAPinto South Plainfield wants​ to make sure you head into the polls with everything you need to know.

​Besides the race for governor, many seats at the county and state level are up for grabs, all of them being eyed by Democrats, Republicans and a few third party candidates.

The race ...

Council Candidates Discuss Platforms, Positions at Annual Pre-Election Debate


SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – The four candidates vying for two at-large seats on the South Plainfield Borough Council presented their platforms and answered voter questions during the second part of town’s Oct. 30 ‘Meet the Candidates Night’ doubleheader.

The debate-style event, which was co-sponsored by the South Plainfield Business Association and the South ...

Elections: Ballot Questions Explained

NEW JERSEY - Next week's election ballot will contain not only voting options for local officials and county and members of the county or legislative district administrators, but also two questions regarding public finances.  One question focuses on increasing the financial support for New Jersey's public libraries.  The other addresses the use of recovery funds from Superstorm ...

Southside Dog Park is Open for Business

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Dogs of all sizes, shapes and breeds came out Saturday October 21st for the Grand Opening of South Plainfield’s Southside Dog Park.  South Plainfield’s four-legged residents now have a place of their own to socialize and play.  The Southside Dog Park is located on New Market Avenue and Rio Street and is open every day of the week from dawn until ...

Senator Diegnan Speaks to South Plainfield Middle Students as Part of National Effort to Educate Youth about Civics

SOUTH PLAINFIELD – Senator Patrick Diegnan spoke at South Plainfield Middle School on Thursday October 19th as part of a “Back to School Program,” sponsored by The National Conference of State Legislatures to enhance the understanding of the legislature and civics among school children. 

“I appreciate the opportunity to go to our great local schools and talk to ...

Conrail: Repairs to New Brunswick Ave Railroad Crossing to Begin Tomorrow

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – The New Brunswick Avenue Railroad Crossing will be closed for railway repairs beginning tomorrow. The repairs are expected to last approximately four days weather permitting. Detour signs were erected last week warning motorists of the upcoming rail crossing closure.

The New Brunswick Ave rail crossing has fallen into disrepair. During rush hour vehicles come to a ...

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In Celebration of Veterans Day

November 9, 2017

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - To me, Middlesex County is a place where everyone’s needs are important, and where all our residents should have access to the County services and programs on which they’ve come to depend. I know that as your Freeholder Director, it’s my duty to support our residents, but my role as Freeholder Director is more than a duty or a title to me. I see it as an ...